Nanette Abebrese

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Space geckos show their playful side on zero-gravity mission

Reptiles were previously considered unable to play, but a Russian space experiment has overturned that view thanks to a loosely fastened collar<p>They can walk on walls with ease and shed their tails when they find themselves in a tight spot, but the one thing geckos were thought to lack was a …

Chloe Sevigny, Still the Coolest Girl in the World

“Are we talking about the 1890s or 1990s?” Chloë Sevigny laughs. We are chatting about Edith Wharton, eminent Edwardian author and New York …

How five women bet it all to sell medical marijuana in Las Vegas

The five women who are now establishing Desert Aire Wellness — what could be the first all-women-run marijuana dispensary in the state — had none of that. They met less than a year ago at City Hall public forums, each driven to launch the business for their own personal reasons. In order to compete …

Google’s “Mobile-Friendly” Update Could Impact Over 40% Of Fortune 500 Websites

Google announced earlier this year that it was making a change to its search algorithms which would begin to factor in a website’s “mobile-friendliness” as a ranking signal – meaning that those sites which weren’t optimized for smartphones’ smaller screens would see their ranks downgraded as a …

Which Diet Supplements Are Dangerous? A List Of The Common Weight Loss, Workout Products That Contain Amphetamine-Like Substance

Eleven popular weight loss and exercise supplements contain a potentially dangerous chemical that is highly similar to amphetamines, researchers have …

How to Get the Most Out of Having a Mentor

Three Dog Night got something right when they sang, “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do.” And as entrepreneurs we pretty much feel …

The Next Steps in the Battle Over Religious-Freedom Laws

Same-sex marriage supporters press their advantage, as the fate of statutes in Indiana and Arkansas remains uncertain.<p>Sometimes social change seems like the advance of a glacier: a few inches a year, with no real visible effect. And sometimes the ice breaks up overnight.<p>Yesterday, Indiana Governor …

LGBTQI

Fancy Cheeto-covered chicken? The internet's weirdest recipes

From chicken coated in Cheetos dust to chocolate-covered ants, the world of recipe sharing just got a little weirder<p>Though a useful tool for recipe sharing, not all recipes you'll find on the internet fall into the boundary of "normal".<p>Here, we round up five of the weirdest recipes out there. Try …

Why our brains see the black and blue dress as white and gold

Have you seen this dress? Depending on whom you ask, it might be black and blue or white and gold.<p>Tumblr/Swiked<p>The debate, which started after a photo of the dress was posted on Tumblr, has raised some obvious scientific questions about why people are seeing the dress in different colours. Experts …

The Brain

Tour Life With The Beatles and The Rolling Stones (Photos)

Icons<p>After 50 years in a private collection, new photos of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones on tour in the ‘60s are being put up for sale. They are …

Your gluten-free detox cleanse is nothing more than conspicuous consumption

People have been selling snake oil for centuries. But the way similar marketing puffery has crept into our food politics has been unusually subtle. The US Food and Drug Administration doesn’t even have a firm definition for the words “natural” or “organic”, yet those words have helped sell a …

Gluten-Free

The South Pole Is a Great Place to View Space

The Big Bang radiation discovery happened there—and when you look at Antarctic conditions, you can understand why.<p>The South Pole in winter is a far from ideal spot for humans. The temperature averages -72 degrees Fahrenheit (-58 degrees Celsius), it's dark for six months, and it's as bone dry as …